Archives for October 2012

Hurricane Sandy: Stay Safe Tips for Navigating the Storm

If you’re trying to get to or from the east coast this week, most likely your travel plans have been delayed due to Hurricane Sandy. Transportation systems are shut down and many of the nation’s major airlines have already canceled thousands of flights. Even the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq called off trading for…

How (and Why) to Get an International Driving Permit

Planning to drive on your next trip abroad? Don’t forget your International Driving Permit (IDP)! IDPs are valid in more than 150 countries and contain your name, photo and driver information translated into ten languages. Although many countries do not recognize US Driver’s Licenses, most countries accept an IDP. Even On Call International’s CEO, Mike…

How to Drive Safely While Traveling Abroad

According to the U.S. State Department, motor vehicle crashes — not terrorism, crime, infectious disease or plane travel — are the number one cause of death to healthy Americans traveling abroad. Often we’re out of our element when we’re far from home, sometimes causing us to forget common sense precautions that could save our lives….